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A Voyage to Cacklogallinia

With a Description of the Religion, Policy, Customs and Manners of That Country

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Author: Captain Samuel Brunt (pseudonym)
Published: 1727
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,293 / 114 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 322
Added to site: 2005.07.05
mnybks.net#: 10798
Genre: Satire
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n than a Traveller's beginning the Account of his Voyages with one of his own Family; in which, if he can't boast Antiquity, he is sure to make it up with the Probity of his Ancestors. As it can no way interest my Reader, I shall decline following a Method, which I can't but think ridiculous, as unnecessary. I shall only say, that by the Death of my Father and Mother, which happen'd while I was an Infant, I fell to the Care of my Grandfather by my Mother, who was a Citizen of some Note in Bristol, and at the Age of Thirteen sent me to Sea Prentice to a Master of a Merchant-man.

My two first Voyages were to Jamaica, in which nothing remarkable happen'd. Our third Voyage was to Guinea and _Jamaica_; we slaved, and arrived happily at that Island; but it being Time of War, and our Men fearing they should be press'd (for we were mann'd a-peak) Twelve, and myself, went on Shore a little to the Eastward of Port Morante, designing to foot it to Port Royal. We had taken

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